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Need tips to launch my WS-6

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    Need tips to launch my WS-6

    Hi I own a stock 99' WS-6 with m6 and a 1" drop Im having problems with spining the tires of the line, is there any tips on how to launch my car with out spinig the tires so bad?

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    Practice.

    Slip the clutch. Lower the RPM at launch.
    Stickier tires.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Luos View Post
    Practice.

    Slip the clutch. Lower the RPM at launch.
    Stickier tires.
    Yes. Also how are you launching now?? What RPM? Are you just dumping the clutch?

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    We all have this problem, I cant launch for shit. I need practice getting off the line with less spin. I will spin all the way threw 2nd gear, I have resorted to almost just starting off completely normal and then mashing it. If I dump the clutch even at stock RPM and go WOT, Ill just spin.

    Get a stickier tire, watch the rear end... when you hook is when the rear hurts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Luos View Post
    Practice.

    Slip the clutch. Lower the RPM at launch.
    Stickier tires.
    I was just talking to a friend tonight about this.. This is what I need to do also.

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    Kinda what I found worked best for me on the street

    RPMS to about 1600-1880, quick controlled release of the clutch, don;t snap it, and only go about 3/4-7/8 throttle

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    Quote Originally Posted by Orcus79 View Post
    Kinda what I found worked best for me on the street

    RPMS to about 1600-1880, quick controlled release of the clutch, don;t snap it, and only go about 3/4-7/8 throttle
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